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Israeli Occupation Forces continue Raids in the West Bank, Kidnapping 23 Palestinians, Terrorizing Cities


Israeli occupation troops wound a young man in Bethlehem, as rampage continues elsewhere

Wednesday September 24, 2008 12:49 by IMEMC Staff - IMEMC & Agencies

The Israeli occupation troops wounded and kidnapped two youth from the West Bank city of Bethlehem, as Israeli army rampage against Palestinians continued elsewhere.

Early on Wednesday, the Israeli troops broke into the Dehaisha refugee camp, to the south of Bethlehem city, wounding and detaining 18-year-old Ahmad Alja'fary.

Witnesses said that the soldiers stormed the Aja'afary house under a barrage of fire, causing the injury of Ahmad.

Also in Bethlehem, mainly in the Alkhader neighborhood, the Israeli occupation soldiers detained Salem Esa Salah, 22, year-old, after they had broken into and ransacked his house.

In the West Bank city of Tulkarem, the Israeli troops arrested five residents including a girl.

Palestinian security sources reported that at least 15 military jeeps swept into the Bal'a village and detained Emad Wasef Alhaj, 22, and Osama Mohammad Shahrour,22.

The sources added that the Israeli troops stormed the Thennaban village , to the east of Tulkarem, detaining girl Rima Tabbal, 23, her sister Islam and Sultam Abu Sris.28.

Meanwhile, the Israeli soldiers detained five residents from the West Bank city of Hebron, after carrying out a large-scale house-to-house search campaign earlier in the morning.

Security sources said that the arrests today were focused in the Alfawar and Alaroub refugee camps, as well as the Ethna and Yatta neighborhoods and that the Israeli soldiers attacked inhabitants of the houses and vandalized the houses' contents.

Since the beginning of this month, the Israeli troops have rounded up 42 Palestinian residents in the Hebron city alone, sources at the Palestinian prisoners society said.

Israeli occupation forces kidnap five Palestinians in West Bank

Date: 24 / 09 / 2008  Time:  11:28
Tulkarem – Ma’an –

Israeli occupation forces on Wednesday kidnapped five Palestinians, including a young woman, in the Dhinnaba neighborhood of Tulkarem and the town of Bal’a east of Tulkarem.

Palestinian security sources told Ma’an that a large Israeli occupation force stormed Dhinnaba and ransacked the home of Raghib Tabbal. Forces detained his 23-year-old daughter, Rima and his 19-year-old son, Islam. Israeli soldiers also seized 28-year-old Farouq Abu Sarris.

Sources added that Israeli occupation forces raided Bal’a and seized 22-year-old Imad Al-Hajj and 22-year-old Osama Shahrour.

Soldiers also ransacked the Al-Ihsan and Al-Khadr mosques in the Dhinnaba.

Israeli occupation forces kidnap 16 Palestinians in late-night raids across West Bank

Date: 24 / 09 / 2008  Time:  10:17
Bethlehem – Ma’an –

Israeli occupation forces kidnapped 16 wanted Palestinians across the West Bank Tuesday night, Israeli press reported Wednesday.

Israel occupation forces did not release the names of the detained Wednesday, but sources said the Palestinians were taken for questioning.

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